Defeatist Democrats.

Power Line: Slandering Republican Presidents

On Powerline Blog, Hindrocket, while pointing out how the New York Times, in their zeal to bash President Bush, makes a false statement about out first Republican President Abrahan Lincoln.

He also notes that this is not the first time the Democrats have been preaching defeat and surrender.

By 1864, many in the North were beginning to think that the war was hopeless, and the Democratic Party adopted a defeatist platform, urging that the war be abandoned and the South be allowed to secede with the institution of slavery intact.

Link from the indispensable Instapundit.